Frankenstein

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A term referring to various aspects of Frankenstein
adjective Referring to any enterprise—a ‘Frankenstein’—that circumvents or expands beyond the mechanisms designed to control it
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Other highlights include afirst edition (1818) of Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (estimate: pounds 30,000-pounds 50,000) and Sense and Sensibility Jane Austen's first published novel (estimate: pounds 30,000-pounds 50,000).
In particular, no attention seems to have been paid to the fact that shortly after Frankenstein was written, Shelley began a poetic drama whose title, Prometheus Unbound, echoes the subtitle of Frankenstein, which is The Modern Prometheus.